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MIL-OSI Energy: Florida Power & Light makes major move to solar PV

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, Carbon Dioxide Emissions Reductions, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Florida, Florida Power & Light, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, solar, Solar PV Development Plans, Transition  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Florida Power & Light makes major move to solar PV

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Sun Sentinel: Florida Power & Light Co. announced a major solar plan Wednesday, vowing to install more than 30 million solar panels in Florida by 2030. The goal is to make Florida a “world leader in the production of solar energy,” the Juno Beach-based electric utility says. […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Report says U.S. clean energy investment hit record $64.2 billion in 2018

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  AM-NC, BloombergNEF, Business, China, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Investment Trends, English, Europe, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Renewables, solar, Transition, U.S. Clean Energy Investment, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Report says U.S. clean energy investment hit record $64.2 billion in 2018

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis S&P Global Market Intelligence ($): Led by investments in wind farms and solar arrays, clean-energy investment in the United States rose 12% to $64.2 billion in 2018, even as global clean-energy funding declined 8% to $332.1 billion, BloombergNEF said in a new report. The new record for […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: EIA: U.S. coal production to fall below 700 million tons in 2020

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, EIA, Energy, Energy Markets, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Falling U.S. Coal Production, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Natural Gas-Fired Electricity Generation, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Transition, U.S. Coal exports, US Coal Markets  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: EIA: U.S. coal production to fall below 700 million tons in 2020

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis S&P Global Market Intelligence ($): The federal government trimmed its near-term forecast for U.S. coal production as the sector is expected to shrink even further over the next two years due to coal’s “relatively weak competitiveness in the electric power sector compared with natural gas” and lower […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Wind likely to top coal as Kansas’ leading electricity supplier this year

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, Coal Generation, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Jeffrey Energy Center, Kansas, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Transition, US Coal Markets, Wind, Wind Power Development  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Wind likely to top coal as Kansas’ leading electricity supplier this year

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis KCUR: Wind is beginning to challenge coal’s status as the primary energy source for electricity produced in Kansas. The shift has accelerated almost exponentially since 2010. As the cost to develop major wind projects has decreased, the cost to operate and maintain aging coal plants has gone […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Gov. Cuomo pushes major renewable energy effort in New York

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  100 Percent Carbon-Free Electricity, AM-NC, Battery Storage, Business, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, energy storage, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Gov. Cuomo, Green New Deal, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, New York, New York Clean Energy Standard, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Renewable Energy Development, Renewables, solar, Transition, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Gov. Cuomo pushes major renewable energy effort in New York

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Greentech Media: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the launch of a “Green New Deal” initiative Tuesday, responding to pressure for bold climate action from progressives and clean energy advocates. The plan, outlined in Cuomo’s 2019 Justice Agenda, calls for a “globally unprecedented” ramp-up in renewable energy […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Leading U.S. roofing company sees big potential in solar shingles

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, CEO David Millstone, Commodities, Credit Suisse Solar Rooftop Analysis, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, GAF Energy, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, solar, Solar Roofing, Standard Industries, Transition  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Leading U.S. roofing company sees big potential in solar shingles

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Renew Economy: US-based Standard Industries, the world’s largest roofing and waterproofing manufacturer, announced this week that it was launching a rooftop solar company in the US with the intention of “revolutionising” the adoption of rooftop solar for “everyday consumers.” The new company, GAF Energy, will work in […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Analysts say Texas lignite mining faces grim future

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Markets, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Fred Beach, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, Lignite, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Renewables, solar, Texas, Texas Lignite Mining, Transition, University of Texas Energy Institute, US Coal Markets, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Analysts say Texas lignite mining faces grim future

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis S&P Global Market Intelligence ($): As renewable energy sources increasingly displace coal-fired power generation in Texas, the state’s lignite producers and Powder River Basin thermal coal miners could see a key market dry up. Wind and solar are entering the grid “at very low price points,” and […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Indiana utility president says renewable transition is part of energy industry ‘revolution’

By   /  January 12, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, Coal Plant Closures, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Indiana, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, Michigan City Generating Station, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Northern Indiana Public Service Company, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, President Violet Sistovaris, R.M. Schahfer Generating Station, Renewable Energy Transition, Renewables, Transition, US Coal Markets  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Indiana utility president says renewable transition is part of energy industry ‘revolution’

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Inside Indiana Business: The president of Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) says she is seeing a “real revolution” in the energy industry, and wants to make sure the utility is part of the movement. Violet Sistovaris says that’s much of the motivation behind the utility’s “Your […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Energy storage set to enter the big time in 2019, analysts say

By   /  January 12, 2019  /  8minutenergy Renewables, AM-NC, Battery Storage, Business, CEO Tom Buttgenbach, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, electric vehicles, Energy, Energy Markets, Energy Storage Association, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Natural Gas, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Storage Versus Gas Peaker Plants, Transition, U.S. Energy Storage Installations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Energy storage set to enter the big time in 2019, analysts say

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis S&P Global Market Intelligence ($): By most measures, 2018 was a long-anticipated breakout year for batteries, with record volumes of investment flowing into research, product development and manufacturing as prices plummeted, governments established new policies supporting energy storage and mass markets emerged for electric vehicles and electrochemical […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Australian study finds renewables ‘unequivocally’ lower-cost than coal

By   /  January 11, 2019  /  AEMO, AM-NC, Australia, Australian Energy Markets, Business, Commodities, CSIRO, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, GenCost 2018, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Paul Graham, Renewable Energy Cost Study, Renewables, solar, Transition, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Australian study finds renewables ‘unequivocally’ lower-cost than coal

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Renew Economy: Australia’s leading scientific research group and the country’s energy market operator have released a benchmark study that shows the cost of new wind and solar – even with hours of storage – is “unequivocally” lower than the cost of new coal generation. The joint study […]

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